A farmer in Purna Pani Village of Nandahandi block in district allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree on Wednesday. According to the claims of the villagers and relatives Bhaga Paika, 32 had taken a loan of Rs. 20 thousand from different sources for agricultural purpose crop failed due to deficient rainfall. He took the extreme step for not being able to repay the loan said Ramesh Chandra Bissoiy
A case has been registered. Meanwhile the congress brought out the farmers dead body to National Highway-26 in front of congress staged demonstrator demanding compensation of Rs.10 lakh to the family of the farmer, declare district as drought affected district and announce agriculture loan waiver scheme. Followed the demo the district administration announced 17 thousand compensation said Gunanidhi Nayak, Tahasildar, Nabarangpur.